Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wyoming Might Outlaw Renewable Energy

Wyoming's Lawmakers Might Outlaw Renewable Energy
By Lorraine Chow | EcoWatch (02/18/2017)
"Republican lawmakers in Wyoming have introduced a bill that would block the use of renewable energy in the state. If passed, utilities that use wind or solar to produce power for Wyoming residents would be penalized with a costly fine of $10-per-megawatt-hour...

Wyoming is by far the nation's largest coal producer and a major producer of natural gas and crude oil... Wyoming is the only state in the country that taxes wind energy production..."


Damn good thing they aren't "the nation's largest" producers of horse buggies and muzzle loaders for the military.

Meanwhile...
China Cancels 103 Coal Plants, Mindful of Smog and Wasted Capacity (01/18/2017)
List Of 15 Countries Powered 100% By Renewable Energy, Or Close To It
U.S. and Canada falling behind China in race for renewable energy (01/06/2017)
Saudi Arabia to invest $30-50bn in renewable energy by 2032 (01/17/2017)

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